Based on the award-winning television series PUFFIN ROCK, the film is the first animated feature to be produced in Northern Ireland and features a host of Irish voice talent including Chris O’Dowd (My Father’s Dragon), Amy Huberman (A Cat Called Jam) and Eva Whittaker (Wolfwalkers).
PUFFIN ROCK & THE NEW FRIENDS opens in Irish cinemas on July 14th but lucky readers won’t have to wait that long, we have tickets to an exclusive preview screening taking place in the Odeon cinema at Dublin’s Point Village on Sunday June 25th at 10.30am – keep reading for your chance to win a family pass.
ABOUT THE MOVIE
Celebrating Ireland’s magnificent natural environment with themes of belonging, courage, and friendship PUFFIN ROCK AND THE NEW FRIENDS follows family favorites from the animated series Oona, Baba, May, and Mossy who are joined by a new cast of characters as Isabelle, Phoenix, and Marvin arrive on the island. When the last Little Egg of the season disappears under mysterious circumstances. Oona and her new friends race against time to bring the Little Egg home before a big storm hits Puffin Rock and puts the entire island in danger.
Speaking about the film, director Jeremy Purcell whose credits include the animated TV series JOE AND JACK as well as the original PUFFIN ROCK series said“The Puffin Rock TV series will always have a very special place in my professional heart. Getting to go back to the Puffin Rock island for the feature film, and tell Isabelle’s story as she moves to this new place and figures out what makes a home was a wonderful experience”.
John McDaid, producer on behalf of Dog Ears added “We’re delighted to announce Puffin Rock and the New Friends, a beautiful movie full of the fun and adventure our Puffin Rock fans have come to expect. I know families and kids have been looking forward to this new story, one where our little puffins make some new arrivals feel at home, and work together to protect their natural habitat, themes at the very heart of Puffin Rock.”
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PUFFIN ROCK & THE NEW FRIENDS opens in Irish cinemas on July 14th